'''Kevin Orchard Lyons''' (7 February 1923 – 24 May 2000) was an Australia
n politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly
representing the seat of Darwin (later renamed Division of Braddon (state)|Braddon
). Born in 1923 in Hobart
, he was the son of Joseph Lyons
(who would go on to become Premier of Tasmania
and later Prime Minister of Australia
) and Enid Lyons
(who would become the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives
), and brother of Tasmanian politician Brendan Lyons
. Lyons was elected to the House of Assembly for the Liberal Party of Australia|Liberal Party
on 21 August 1948, and from 29 October 1956 to 1 June 1959 was Speaker (politics)|Speaker of the House
.[http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/history/tasparl/lyonsk500.htm LYONS, Kevin Orchard], ''The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856''.
On 7 September 1966, Lyons resigned from the Liberal Party after a...